Give his opinion! Shep RoseThe truth about pal Kathryn Dennis’ relationship patterns — weighed in on Austen Kroll and Olivia Flowers‘ budding romance.
The Southern CharmExclusively told by star, 42 Us Weekly on Tuesday, June 21, that Kathryn’s past romance with Chleb Ravenell was a “crazy relationship” that will be front and center on season 8 of the reality series, which premieres on Thursday, June 23.
“You’re gonna have to wait and see [what happens],” Shep teased about Kathryn, 30, and Chleb’s drama. “I mean, as much as it pains us to see that [breakup], Kathryn can be so combustible and so emotional.”
Costar Craig ConoverChimed in, exclusively telling Use, “I don’t know what happened” when it comes to the “Katching Up With Kathryn” podcast host’s latest split.
Shep agreed, adding, “We don’t [know what happened] but we know her and we know that she can make it hard on herself, and we hate to see it.”
UseIt was confirmed in November 2021 by a source that Kathryn, 33, and Chleb, 33 had broken up after a more than one-year-long relationship. “She broke up with him and they are no longer living together,” a source exclusively said at the time. “There is no bad ill-will between them.”
Insiders explained that the southern belle shares Kensie, 8 and Saint, 6, with ex Thomas Ravenel, wanted to “get married again and have more kids.”
Kathryn’s relationship, however, isn’t the only one that will be highlighted on season 8 of Southern CharmAccording to Shep and Craig, 33
Austen, 35 years old, was confirmed to be the only one. UseAfter his 2020 split, he started dating Olivia, 30 in May. Madison LeCroy. For her part, the hairdresser is engaged to Brett Randle.
The Kings Calling founder was first linked to Olivia in December 2021 amid filming the new season of the Charleston-based show — and according to his pals, things are still going well between them.
“I know their relationship. Olivia’s parents live across the street from me,” Shep told UseTuesday. “I think Austin tiptoed from his previous relationship, rightly so, into the next one.”
The Average Expectations author confessed that “it’s a little frustrating” to watch Austen get into a new relationship after his drama with Madison. Shep revealed that he finds himself telling Austen, “Make up your mind” because the beermaker is so gun-shy.
“Austen’s never made a decision in his life,” Craig told Use, to which Shep replied, “[When] he’s like trying to buy a flight, he’s like, ‘Should I leave at 4:00 or 5:30? Like, maybe I just won’t go!’”
The Sewing Down South founder confirmed that Austen has “decision anxiety,” but when it comes to Olivia, he appears to be happy. Shep concluded: “Olivia — spoiler thing — she’s great. They are currently in a very good place. I think.”
Southern CharmBravo will premiere season 8 Thursday, June 23rd, at 9 p.m. ET.
Christina Garibaldi reports